• Blog,  Exercise,  Nutrition,  Sleep,  Stress Management

    Simple Ways to Achieve Peak Mental Fitness

    Should you be concerned about your cognitive health? Consider these facts: Dementia affects between five and eight percent of adults over 60. As the average age of the population rises, that could add up to an astounding 150 million people with dementia worldwide by 2050. Dementia is more complex than most people realize. Although Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia, many other diseases can play a role. Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) happens when someone experiences enough impairment…

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    Biohacking: Improve Your Well-being With Simple Health “Hacks”

    Learn to “Hack” Your Way to Better Health If you follow health-related news, you’ve probably come across the term “biohacking” recently. The word itself might sound intimidating to the average person, but the concepts behind biohacking are actually quite simple: The goal is to “hack” your body’s natural processes to improve your physical, emotional, and cellular health. Taken to extremes, biohacking’s “citizen science” approach can lead to unsupervised experiments outside of conventional research facilities. Extreme biohackers pursue activities such as…

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    Is Any Amount of Alcohol Safe?

    Alcohol: Is any amount safe?  So you will notice that I saved this beauty for after the Christmas season 🙂 This is one of the most heated nutrition topics around. I posted a study a couple of months ago that stated that moderate amounts of alcohol was correlated with better health outcomes than no alcohol. We also know that the blue zones which contain the most amount of centurions will consume a glass of red wine daily. When these studies…

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    Top 10 Tips for Healthy Holidays

    Are you enjoying the final stretch of 2018? It’s a fantastic and fun time of the year. Unfortunately, it’s also a difficult period for maintaining healthy habits. Check out our list of the top 10 ways to stay healthy and happy over the holiday season. Reframe your holiday expectations. Consider this: If you think of the holidays as an exhausting test of your endurance, and holiday treats as evil temptations to be resisted with all available willpower, how will your…

  • Recipes

    Garlic Roasted Salmon and Brussels Sprouts

    Roasting salmon on top of Brussels sprouts and garlic, flavoured with wine and fresh oregano, is simple enough for a weeknight meal yet sophisticated enough to serve to company. Serve with quinoa. Ingredients 14 large cloves garlic, divided ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh oregano, divided 1 teaspoon salt, divided ¾ teaspoon freshly ground pepper, divided 6 cups Brussels sprouts, trimmed and sliced ¾ cup white wine, preferably Chardonnay 2 pounds wild-caught salmon fillet, skinned, cut…